Category Archives: Christmas

Advent is Coming! (A Gift For You)

From ad·vent [ad-vent] noun 1. a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season. 2. ( usually initial capital letter ) the coming of Christ into the world. 3. ( initial capital letter ) … Continue reading

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Christmas Hymn

Gloucester Cathedral Choir and congregation sing In the Bleak Midwinter Beautiful and moving. Does He have my heart today?

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Christmas Pictures

Mostly a for-the-grandparents post, with cute pictures and brief concluding thoughts… Christmas Day Pictures Handmade sibling gifts – It was a blessing to be a part of the making of these gifts of love! From their parents – handmade lapdesks … Continue reading

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Christmas/Advent Thoughts

Some post-Christmas thoughts on the Advent season and our developing family traditions as we seek to keep our focus on the Christ who was born to die that we might live eternally. Not prescribing or mandating for anyone else. These … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 13 – Christmas Version

If I decorate my house perfectly with plaid bows, strands of twinklinglights and shiny balls, but do not show love to my family, I’m just anotherdecorator. If I slave away in the kitchen, baking dozens of Christmas cookies,preparing gourmet meals … Continue reading

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Advent – Anticipating the Coming

Jonathan and I come from a church tradition that does not not embrace the celebration of Advent. Yet, over the last several years, two Advent traditions in particular have deepened and enriched our savoring of the Christmas season, and of … Continue reading

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Mama Stuff

Stacy at Your Sacred Calling has a great post up today about Kiddos in the Kitchen. Before you read on here, I’d love it if you’d go take a look, and be sure to read the article she links to … Continue reading

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Glory to God in the Highest

and Merry Christmas to you!

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Happy Christmas Week to you!

Here it is, the week of Christmas. We are done with schoolwork until 2010 and I am looking forward to enjoying a couple weeks of fun and play. I haven’t written much about our Advent/Christmas related activities this year, mostly … Continue reading

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The Story

I wanted to share the verses I’m going to be reading to the kids today at our Good News Club Christmas party. It’s all so amazing and overwhelming to me that it’s hard to read without tears. That my Creator … Continue reading

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